PY12 Summer Youth Q & A
To all, below are the answers to the Questions that were presented at the 2012
State Summer Youth Orientation. Also please check our website at Delaware
works.com for the revised income eligibility tables.
Question 1: What percentage of total Contract Award will be paid in the first installment?
Answer: The percentage will vary based off of last year’s set aside funds.
Question 2: Is there a youth residency requirement?
Answer: Yes, the address for residency should be in the county where the provider is providing
employment. In the case of the City of Wilmington all addresses should be within city limits. In the
cases where a resident is on the border of the county or the city, it is acceptable to go outside the city or
county borders. This instance should be kept to a minimum.
Question 3: Do we have to drop off eligibility files, or can this be done onsite?
Answer: – It will be the responsibility of the provider to drop off eligibility files to the DOL – Fox Valley
Office for review.
Question 4: Can youth work after 7 weeks? (Page 5 of RFP) Section 3 # 2.
Answer: It was clarified that 210 hours was a maximum of 7 weeks. But youth can work for the entire
allotted weeks in the Summer Youth Program as long as it does not exceed 210 hours.
Question 5: What percentage should be used for U I tax?
Answer: The percentage is based on the size of the organization. Proposers should consult their
Question 6: What is the turnaround time for reviewing youth eligibility documents prior to their start?
Answer: All applications and eligibility documentation must be completed 2 weeks prior to your
programs start date. Example: if your program starts July 1st documentation will have to be reviewed by
our staff by June 17th.